School: Wright State University
Minor: African American Studies
Graduation: Fall 2016
What transferrable skills have you gained from being involved on campus?
Improving on how to properly communicate with others as well as effective planning skills. Having the patience to balance multiple events and projects at a time. Building great relationships with faculty and staff.
How do you unwind in your free time?
Yoga, connect with God, and reading the word daily.
What album / artists have gotten you through your college years?
Kendrick Lamar “Section 80” helped me with about 70% of my papers! Also any Joey bada$$ album, Phil Beaudreau “Ether” and Casey Veggies “Life Changes”.
What is the most important lesson you've learned outside of the classroom?
Staying true to myself and always fight for what is right whether it’s in a relationship, friendship or personal commitment.
Self-care is important. What are you currently doing to take care of your mental health and personal needs?
Prayer and meditation but definitely prayer!
What are you currently reading?
No particular books outside of the bible. Really trying to ground myself in the word.
A quote that inspires you?
“I found love, when I stopped loving. Found God, when I stopped looking for one”
What's a hashtag that would describe your personality?
What are some of your favorite Black businesses?
OATW, Violette New York, GlossRags, and PLUHFMedia.com
As the BLOC, our mission is to empower black collegians to achieve, connect and engage. We are really focused on enabling students to enact powerful change on their campuses and to bring the activist spirit and ethic into their given industry. How do you maintain your social consciousness / awareness while still staying focused on your studies?
Staying in touch with other college campuses in the region and different campaigns that are implemented to help spark awareness to the issues we face on campus every day. Watching the news, even though I hate the news, and just constantly having conversations that deal with the current issues in the world.
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